Maxim Explains Why Miley Is Hottest
In case you were wondering...
By Newser Editors,  Newser Staff
Posted May 10, 2013 10:24 AM CDT
Miley Cyrus, hottest woman of 2013?   (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)

(Newser) – If you were scratching your head as to how on Earth Miley Cyrus ended up being deemed the hottest woman on, well, Earth by Maxim magazine, mystery solved: Executive Editor Patrick Carone tells Fox News there were a "variety of reasons" behind the pick. First, you apparently wanted her atop the Hot 100 list. Carone says "Miley just annihilated" the online voting, which factored in. Carone thinks readers love that she's such a global phenomenon. "Like she's the kind of person who cuts her hair and it's literally news in Japan and India ... and we really can't get 'Party in the USA' out of our heads." Uhh, OK. But on a very superficial level, what about looks? Carone's not-exactly-convincing answer: "It doesn’t hurt she's extremely cute." (Click to read about the list's quirkiest member.)